Scientists have given us a timeline — the world has roughly a decade to take meaningful steps to slow climate change. Will Americans elect officials to federal, state, and local governments to ensure the nation does its part? It’s 2020, the planet is on the ballot, and Grist is detailing the stakes.
In This Series
Beto O’Rourke’s weird beat poem about wind power
O'Rourke went all beatnik on us. What if other potential 2020 hopefuls took a turn at the mic?
Here’s where 2020 presidential candidate Julián Castro stands on the environment
The Latino Democrat’s 2020 policy agenda includes progressive crowd-pleasers like universal pre-K and Medicare-for-all, but where does he stand on the environment?
Jay Inslee raises the stakes for 2020 presidential candidates
The Washington state governor is considering running for president and he’s got one issue on the brain: climate change.
Bernie Sanders calls out Trump for ignoring the real crisis: climate change
In his national address, Trump called illegal immigration “a crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul.”
Washington Governor Jay Inslee wants to be the 2020 climate candidate
But youth activist Jamie Margolin isn’t sold on the governor’s climate credentials.
Elizabeth Warren is running for president. Here’s what she’s saying about the environment.
Rumors about her 2020 prospects have been circulating for years now, but it became semi-official on Monday morning.
Climate politics could break the GOP
"Oh shit, climate change is happening!"